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A postgraduate diploma is the stepping stone to a research-based degree such as a master's degree
This qualification will help you join this rapidly-growing industry at a senior level. Worth tens of billions in export earnings a year - international demand is predicted to continue to grow rapidly for New Zealand’s agricultural produce and services.
This postgraduate diploma is most suitable for those who wish to gain an postgraduate qualification, without a research component. It is able to be completed in a year full time.
When you study AgriCommerce at Massey you’ll gain from our expertise across relevant agribusiness-related skills.
Massey is world-ranked and New Zealand’s No 1 university in agriculture according to the QS (Quacquarelli Symonds) rankings and ShanghaiRankings.
Our proud record dates back to 1927 when we offered New Zealand’s first degrees in agriculture and horticulture. Our expertise in agricultural and environmental systems is supported by the Centre for Farm Business Excellence.
We are also ranked No.1 in New Zealand and in the top 150 universities worldwide for our business administration programmes by ShanghaiRanking and in the top 250 by QS.
Postgraduate study is hard work but hugely rewarding and empowering. The Postgraduate Diploma in AgriCommerce will push you to produce your best creative, strategic and theoretical ideas. The workload replicates the high-pressure environment of senior workplace roles.
Postgraduate study is not just ‘more of the same’ undergraduate study. Our experts are there to guide but if you have come from undergraduate study, you will find that postgraduate study demands more in-depth and independent study. It takes you to a new level in knowledge and expertise especially in planning and undertaking research.
There is growing demand for professional skills in the primary industries.
A 2017 Ministry of Education publication The post-study earnings and destinations of young domestic graduates, found that in New Zealand earnings and employment rates increase with the level of qualification completed.
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